Fourth Generation


63. Morris GILLESPIE was born in June 1826 in Virginia.383 On 19 January 1854 he acquired 80 acres of land in Kanawha County, WV in Kanawha Co, VA389 This Deed make the 19th day of January in the year 1854 Between Nelson B Coleman & Almira C Coleman his wife of the One part and Morris Gillespie & Robert Gillespie of the other part : Witnesseth that said parties of the first part in consideration of an eighty acre US Land Warrant this day transferred and of one hundred Dollars to be paid on the 25th day of December 1854, do grant unto the said parties of the Second part, a certain tract or parcel of Land lying being in the County of Kanawha Virginia being the same conveyed to said Nelson B Coleman by Jacob Pinson & wife by deed bearing date on the 7th day of October 1853, and before that conveyed by Jno Belcher & wife to said Jacob Pinson by deed bearing date on the 22nd of April 1841 and recorded in the Clerk's Office of Kanawha County in Book M - 52 to which reference is hereby made for a more particular description of said Land. And the said parties of the first part do hereby warrant Generally the property hereby conveyed -- And a lien is hereby retained on said Land to Secure the payment of said sum of One hundred Dollars -- Witness the following Signatures & Seals
N B Coleman (Seal)
Almira C Coleman (Seal)
Kanawha County Court Clerks Office 8th February 1854
This deed was this day presented to me and duly acknowledged by Nelson B Coleman party thereto ... I do further certify that Almira C Coleman the wife of said Nelson B Coleman whose name is also Signed to the said Deed bearing date the 19th January 1854 personally appeared before me in my County aforesaid, and She being examined by me privily & apart from her husband and having the deed aforesaid fully explained to her. She the said Almira C Coleman acknowledged the said Deed to be her Act, and celared that She had willingly executed the Same And does not wish to retract it ... Whereupon I admitted the Said Deed to record
teste Joel S Quarier D for AW Quarier

Morris GILLESPIE and Margaret "Peggy" BELCHER were married in 1855 in Kanawha Co, VA.666,667,668 They666,667,668 appeared in the census in 1860 at Salines in Kanawha Co, WV.669 They669 appeared in the census in 1880 in Malden, Kanawha, WV.670 Margaret "Peggy" BELCHER was born (date unknown).

Morris GILLESPIE and Margaret "Peggy" BELCHER had the following children:

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Marie Louise GILLESPIE.

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ii.

George GILLESPIE was born in 1859 in Kanawha Co, WV.670

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iii.

Julia GILLESPIE was born in 1862 in Kanawha Co, WV.670

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iv.

Robert GILLESPIE was born on 25 January 1870 in Malden, Kanawha, WV.670,671,672

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v.

William H GILLESPIE was born in December 1872 in Kanawha Co, WV.670,673 He died on 20 May 1936 at the age of 63 in Kanawha Co, VA.674

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Harriet "Adopted" BURKE was born in 1874 in West Virginia.670